Jul 8, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Scaling the Heights (Encore October 8, 2012) Audio
Ideas Scaling the Heights (Encore October 8, 2012) Jul 8, 2015 | 53:59Paul Kennedy revisits Queenston, Ontario, where a large monument now towers over the battlefield where Major General Isaac Brock, along with many others, lost his life while leading combined British, Canadian and Aboriginal forces during the War of 1812.
Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Myth of the Secular, Part 1 Jul 2, 2015 | 53:59Theologians, anthropologists, sociologists and political philosophers talk about why the old map of the religious and the secular no longer fits the territory. And about how it might be redrawn. David Cayley speaks to Craig Calhoun and Rajeev Barghava.
Jul 1, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Who Started the War of 1812? Audio
Ideas Who Started the War of 1812? Jul 1, 2015 | 54:00It was a war that nobody really wanted, although both sides ultimately claimed to win. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy considers the causes and the consequences of the War of 1812-14, from both sides, and includes an "Indian" perspective that is all too frequentl
Jun 19, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Who Owns Ancient Art? Part 2 Audio
Ideas Who Owns Ancient Art? Part 2 Jun 19, 2015 | 53:59When the the Taliban and ISIS destroy ancient artifacts, the world responds with outrage. But where should that outrage lead: taking ancient art out of the country of origin? Or would that amount to what some have called neo-colonialism and cultural genocide?
Jun 18, 2015 | 53:57Ideas Miss Understanding and Miss Behaviour Audio
Ideas Miss Understanding and Miss Behaviour Jun 18, 2015 | 53:57Is drag a mockery of femininity, an earnest tribute, or something else entirely? Willow Yamauchi, a drag queen's daughter, unpacks her father's gowns, secrets, and illusions, and works through his little black book to find his answers - and her own.